pneumonitis


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pneu·mo·ni·tis

 (no͞o′mə-nī′tĭs, nyo͞o′-)
n.
Inflammation of lung tissue.

[Greek pneumōn, lung; see pneumonic + -itis.]

pneumonitis

(ˌnjuːmɒnˈaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the lungs

pneu•mo•ni•tis

(ˌnu məˈnaɪ tɪs, ˌnyu-)

n.
inflammation of the lung.
[1815–25; < New Latin; see pneumo-, -itis]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pneumonitis - inflammation of the lungs; caused by a virus or an allergic reaction
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations

pneu·mo·ni·tis

n. neumonitis. V.: pneumonia

pneumonitis

n neumonitis f; hypersensitivity — neumonitis por hipersensibilidad
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